Call for Expression of Interest for the ECW Palestine MYRP
Save the Children International (SCI) is the world’s leading independent organization for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children International (SCI) is seeking proposals from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) for the Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Palestine MYRP (Multi Year Resilience Program) “Access to Inclusive Quality and Safe Education Opportunities for Conflict-affected Children and Youth in the West Bank and Gaza”, which has been approved for funding from ECW, the first global fund to prioritize education in humanitarian action (http://www.educationcannotwait.org/). UNICEF was appointed as the grantee for this program and SCI as one of the Grantees, while management and decision-making over grant funds and programme direction will be undertaken by an ECW independent Program Management Unit (PMU) under the guidance of a Program Steering Committee (SC). Funds will be administered from SCI to partners using SCI's financial systems, and applicable rules and regulations, including those relating to procurement as well as the selection and assessment of Implementing Partners.
Proposals should demonstrate the CSOs and NGOs capacity and the program’s plan to contribute to activities of the overall proposal. Detailed reporting on project activities, including disaggregation by school level, gender and age will be required, in-line with SCI rules and regulations. Proposals must demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness, with activities planned for a total of 10 months; starting on August 1st 2019, through May 31st 2020
The maximum value of the portion of the project budget paid by SCI is $300,000
This call for proposals focuses on the following three outcomes:
- Improved access to and continuity of inclusive, equitable and gender responsive education and learning opportunities for girls and boys (4-17 years old)
- Improved quality and relevance of education for girls and boys (6-17 years old) in a safe and protective environment
- Strengthened capacity of the education system to respond to chronic humanitarian needs and deliver coordinated response in crises
Eligible CSOs and NGO are invited to submit proposals to partner and support the achievement of the results for children, as outlined in the MYRP document. CSOs and NGOs that wish to participate in this Call for Expression of Interest are requested to send an email to [email protected] to receive the full proposal package. The email subject should be “CSO Call for Expression of Interest for the ECW Palestine MYRP.” Completed proposals should be submitted in sealed envelope by hand to the following office address:
Ramallah, Al Quds Main St. opposite to Al Quds Educational TV, Rishmawi Building Tel: +97 (0) 2 2973632
Deadline for submission: 15:00 local time, July 3rd 2019
Applications must be submitted in English language.
CSOs and NGOs can apply to one or more project component. Consortiums and Coalitions are also invited to apply.
Any requests for additional information should be addressed in writing by June 20th 2019 at the latest to [email protected] . SCI responses to any queries or clarification requests will be made available to all the applicants before the deadline for submission of applications.
Applications will be assessed by an evaluation committee to identify CSOs and NGOs based on the criteria outlined in section 3 in the detailed Expression of Interest document.
Participation to this Call for Expression of Interest does not guarantee the CSO/NGO will be ultimately selected. CSOs/NGOs will be invited to review and finalize partnership agreements in accordance with criteria outlined in section 3.4 of the detailed Expression of Interest document and applicable policy and procedures on partnership with CSOs/NGOs.